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Rebeca Huete Salazar 


Rebeca Huete is a Spanish qualified lawyer specialized in international human rights law, international criminal law, humanitarian law, and transitional justice.  


Rebeca joined the Guernica Centre for International Justice in 2018 and is actively involved in various initiatives which aim at revitalizing the quest for human rights accountability in Colombia, México, and Central America, while simultaneously reflecting on the security conditions that must be in place when demanding justice. Significantly, through this work – which integrates methods and practices derived from the social sciences - the organization seeks to gain greater understanding of how accountability strategies can be pursued more effectively. 


Prior to joining Guernica 37 Centre, Rebeca had worked at the United Nations, Global Rights Compliance, and the European Court of Human Rights, among others. In these positions, Rebeca conducted evidence-based and legal research on human rights law, humanitarian law, international criminal law, as well as other areas of public international law.  


She holds two bachelor’s degrees in law (LL.B.) and Business Administration (B.A), as well as a Master of Laws (LL.M) in Legal Practice with a specialization in criminal law. Furthermore, Rebeca completed her Master of Laws (LL.M) in International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in 2017, graduating with distinction. 


Rebeca is fluent in Spanish, English and has limited working proficiency in French.

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